HOW AND WHICH CHANNELS FOREIGN BUYERS ARE USING TO ACQUIRE PROPERTIES IN USA AND HOW USA SELLERS CAN ACCESS THOSE CHANNELS /Updated/

When it comes to targeting foreign buyers, U.S. real estate professionals must first be made aware of the search habits and lengthy processes foreign investors undergo, before purchasing an international property. These processes include researching the property, the company behind the property, U.S. property laws, U.S. immigration requirements, and the quality of education in the …

Why Buyers In Hong Kong Are Buying Properties In The USA And Where?

Investments made in the U.S. residential real estate market by Hong Kong nationals have surpassed $300 billion and the number is expected to grow, even though Hong Kong is suffering from economic weaknesses and increased currency control. Hong Kong nationals have displayed a unique interest in the U.S. residential real estate market for a variety …

Why Buyers In China Are Buying Properties In The USA And Where?

Direct foreign investment in the United States residential real estate market is on the rise, considering the Chinese made up US$28.6 billion of the total US$118 invested into the US market in the year 2015. To put this number into perspective, it is important to consider that in just 2010, the Chinese accounted for only …

How Foreign Buyers Should Work With Canadian Real Estate Agents, And How/Where To Find Information

Foreign investment is on the rise in most Canadian cities, considering foreign investors constitute 25 per cent of luxury properties purchased in Canada – the Vancouver market alone is made up of two thirds of foreign buyers. With more and more foreign investors expected to enter the Canadian market, it is important for foreign buyers …

LEGAL/TAX PROBLEMS FACING FOREIGN BUYERS LOOKING TO BUY A HOME IN CANADA

Canada has done a great job at welcoming and accommodating foreign investors, evident by the fact that foreign investment is increasing at a very rapid pace. Although the country doesn’t impose any restrictions on foreign investors with respect to purchasing investment properties, there are some notable exceptions related to tax, mortgages, and legal requirements. Foreign …

The Current State Of The Canadian Real Estate Market

The Canadian real estate market has witnessed a rise in Vancouver and Toronto, stagnation in Alberta; with the rest of the country somewhere in-between, experiencing little to zero growth in the price of homes. The overall national sales activity for 2016 has thus increased, evident by the 6.1 per cent increase in sales, after an …

Should a Foreigner Invest in the Singapore Property Market?

Singapore is currently is one of a most expensive country in the world in which to live. Property prices reflect this reality. Should you still invest in the Singapore property market? The answer is ‘yes’. Singapore has become the Asian hub for technology, banking and financial services. These are some of the fastest growing industries …